B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Luffa acutangula is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. YELLOW, noct.
gourd 20-60cm. long
palm. 5-7 lobed, 11x17cm.
|Luffa acutangula sales history
Common names for Luffa acutangula:
|Angled Luffa, Cee gwa, Cee gwa, Chinese Okra, Esponja, Kachur, Kdulifka, Ketola, Koshataki, Leef, Liane torchon, Muneco, Oyong, Papengaye, Patula (Tag.), Petola Sanding, Sing-kwa, Sing-kwa, Strainer Vine,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|39||: Climbing Plant Seeds|
|51||: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|699||: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Luffa acutangula seeds will usually germinate in 15-29 days.
Sow Luffa acutangula seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)